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Fleece to Fibre

A two day course in hand spinning

  • Ended
  • 195 British pounds
  • Location 1

Service Description

Fun packed week-end in the Lake District National Park learning the absorbing art of hand spinning. Start out learning about fleece selection, purchase and preparation. Move on to carding on a drum carder and then start to spin on drop spindle. Having mastered drafting on the drop spindle, progress to a wheel. Look at setting up a wheel and the principles of tension. Turn your prepared batts into spun singles. Learn the principles behind plying. Create and finish your own skein of hand spun fibre. Small group to ensure high level of one-to-one tuition. Rural location. Use of a car essential.


Contact Details

  • Beckside House, Beck Side, Lindale, Grange-over-Sands, UK

    cartmelhandspun@live.co.uk


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